Answers to Common Back Pain Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about back pain.

What are some of the best ways someone can prevent lower back pain?

Many times we are the cause of our own back pain by moving too quickly or too sharply, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). 

You can help prevent lower back pain by: 

  • Avoiding movements that jolt the back 
  • Buying ergonomically correct furniture 
  • Keeping correct posture 
  • Lifting objects and children properly 
  • Using ergonomically correct work equipment 

For more information about how to prevent back pain, talk with your doctor. 

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Source: Mark Kayanja, MD, PhD, Premier Orthopedic

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